Clean and elegant, the new Quattroporte is emblematic of a distinctive style with new GranLusso and GranSport packages
The flagship Italian sedan of Maserati is blessed with a timeless design, but every so often, even one that embodies perfection needs a slight freshening up.
So, along with a mild facelift, the four-door Quattroporte received two new trim levels available in Europe. Visually, each Quattroporte now features a redesigned front and rear bumper with new matte black accents. To match these new features, matte black side skirts and restyled matte black mirrors as well.
Hidden in the redesigned front bumper is an electrically-adjustable “Air Shutter”, which assists with both cooling and the aerodynamic profile. When these new air vents are combined with the new bumper design, the redesigned Quattroporte maintains a ten percent reduction in overall drag when compared with the older model.
The dash now features new climate controls and an 8.4-inch infotainment screen, and the system has also been improved with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
As for the two new luxury and sport packages, the GranLusso package comes set-up for the buyer who values comfort and amenities over performance. Focused on luxury, the GranLusso trim dresses the cabin in the marque’s Ermenegildo Zegna Edition detailing that is highlighted by a patented silk fabric treatment on the seats, doors, headliner, and sun visors. The dashboard is decked out in open-pore Radica wood and the steering wheel wrapped in luxurious leather. Comfort is at optimum level in the GranLusso with things like the heated rear seat, four-zone air-conditioning, and electric rear sunblind. The Quattroporte GranLusso has a wide striking stance with 20-inch Mercurio rims accented by black brake calipers.
If all the added luxe details aren’t your thing, then the GranSport option is for you – a package that increases the visual aggression of the sedan. Like the GranLusso, the GrandSport adds small touches to the front and rear bumpers, with more aggressive openings and black accents, while the interior sports Piano Black trim extending throughout the cabin.
GranSport trim delivers more contoured front and rear seats, a sport steering wheel (covered in carbon fiber or leather) with aluminum gearbox paddles, and stainless-steel sport pedals. Emphasizing power and performance, the vehicle’s visage features a dominant front with improved center and side air intakes and a lower fascia integrated with the grille. At the back, the exhausts are brought to prominence by the center fuselage and two side pockets, while the spoiler (in black piano finish) fights drag with distinction. The athletic stance stands out even further on this model with 21-inch Titano rims (with the marque’s trident logo in blue on the hub caps) complemented by red brake calipers. For a more race-ready facade, the Exterior Carbon Pack option offers carbon fiber for the mirrors, door handles, b-pillar cover, and front-bumper profile.
While the GranLusso and GranSport are offered for all engines of the Quattroporte, opting for the top-of-the-line Quattroporte GTS gets you either the GranLusso or the GranSport package as standard equipment.
For now, these changes remain for the European market only, but you can likely expect to see the U.S. launch of the refreshed Quattroporte later this year.
Full info and specs at: Maserati.com